- Paperback: 216 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic; Revised ed. edition (Oct. 1 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0826412084
- ISBN-13: 978-0826412089
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm
- Shipping Weight: 345 g
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Why, Lord?: Suffering and Evil in Black Theology Paperback – Oct 1 1999
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"The book is thought-provoking, schematic, and theologically unsettling. Not since William R. Jones' Is God A White Racist? Has the theodical problem been so central to the critique of African-American theology and ethics."
Victor Anderson, Religious Studies Review, January 2002
"By challenging some of the most cherished theological beliefs to emerge within black Christian communities, Pinn encourages us to extend the range of our religious world views and embrace black cultural expressions that have been ignored and despised ... This book marks the debut of an important and exciting new voice in black religious thought."--Sanford Lakoff
About the Author
Anthony B. Pinn is Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities, Professor of Religious Studies, and Director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL) at Rice University, USA
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